ASRY marks International Day for Women in Maritime 23 May 2022 Created: 10:58 AM Last Updated: 10:58 AM Views: 2258 Manama, May 23 (BNA): ASRY, the Arabian Gulf’s maritime repair and fabrication facility, has celebrated working women in conjunction with the International Day for Women in Maritime, in appreciation of women’s role and contributions to the maritime industry. The celebration aimed to spotlight women working in the maritime industry and highlighting their achievements as key partners in the economic advancement as well as their valuable contributions to the company’s success. The International Day for Women in Maritime is observed on 18 May annually. ASRY Managing Director Mazen Mohammed Matar praised the role of working women and their contributions to national development in a variety of fields. He expressed his appreciation for all the efforts of ASRY female employees and congratulated them on this international celebration. “Celebrating this occasion is a culmination of women’s distinguished role as key players in the nation-building process," ASRY’s Chief Financial Officer Sahar Ataeei commented. “Women have strengthened their role with hard work, courage, determination as reliable partners in the company’s sustainable development process where they have proven their worth and exceled through their effective participation and substantial contributions in all fields to become inspiring leaders in the Maritime industry” Ataeei added. ASRY has attracted diverse talented national women competencies as part of its comprehensive modernization and development plan on various levels. ASRY has appointed Business Transformation Manager Hanan Alali. Mrs. Alali brings rich experience of over 18 years in Business Transformation, Digital Solutions and Human Resources with Banking and Aviation sectors. One more national competence who came onboard ASRY's management team was Sara Abdin who joined as the Head of Corporate Communications. Abdin came with theoretical and practical experience that spans to more than 18 years in Marketing, Public Relations, Event Management & Strategies, Media & Communication, and Human Resources Management with reputable firms. ASRY has proudly announced the appointment of Ameera AlShaiba as the first female Diver to join ASRY team and the first ever to join an industrial establishment. Ameera is a certified diver who holds an advanced license in open water diving and an active member of the Bahrain Diving Volunteer Team. ASRY has also appointed Noor Seyadi as the first Bahraini female to join ASRY Engineering team, in addition, Shoug Hussain who has recently joined ASRY’s Ship Repair Department as a project coordinator. Both joined ASRY as Trainee Engineers and undergone an extensive training and development program until they were promoted to their current positions. Focus on the development of human capital, attracting qualified national competencies, following the principles of diversity and gender equality are important elements of ASRY’s comprehensive modernization and development strategy. M.I.